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The Secret of the Mind

On the auspicious Treldha Tsechu, Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us four profound verses from the 5th chapter of introspection of Shantideva's Bodhisattvacharyavattara to recall the...
Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers
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Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers

Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers can delight, intrigue, and/or confuse newcomers. Here we offer some brief guidelines for the curious onlooker....
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Key Words of Advice from Dza Patrül Rinpoche

Phakchok Rinpoche wishes everyone a happy 2022 and shares very useful advice from Dza Patrül Rinpoche for both mundane and spiritual activities....

The Paramita of Patience and Caring For People with Dementia

In this article, Andrea Sherman shows how commitment to the paramita (perfection) of patience can be an antidote to anger and frustration when we care...
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Repaying Debts on Time and Not Cheating With Weights and Measures

Although some readers might believe Buddhism and business have little to do with one another, history shows us a different story. The Buddha himself taught...

Caregiving at a Distance and the Paramita of Generosity

Andrea Sherman shows how we can utilize the six paramitas to touch the human spirit through virtual technology....
loneliness
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Antidotes for the Loneliness Epidemic

The Buddhist tradition offers a number of antidotes to loneliness. Because the Buddha taught dependent origination-- that everything arises dependently, connection matters....
FOMO
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FOMO Got You Down? Try Sympathetic Joy

Learn about an ancient Buddhist tool to overcome FOMO....
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Meditation Training With Focus

"Meditation training with focus" takes many forms. As we begin to build a habit of mindfulness, we can use one or more of these techniques....
What is Ritual?
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What is Ritual?

Hilary Herdman shows how ritual practice tames our minds as we perform particular physical and verbal actions....
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Correct Meditation Posture: Deadbug Develops a Strong Core

Correct meditation posture helps our minds to settle and our breath to flow naturally. In traditional Buddhist texts, we read that we should cross our...
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Five Ways to Radically Increase Your Joy

Erric Solomon shows five ways that we can radically increase the joys of living....